“Chelsea star Diego Costa needed fewer matches to reach 40 Premier League goals than an Arsenal legend and a Manchester City star”

But he is not the fastest to reach that amount of crackers in the top flight.

However, he needed fewer matches to reach that feat than an Arsenal legend and a Manchester City star. 

The top spot is shared by a Manchester United hero and a Newcastle great, who were playing for the Magpies and Blackburn respectively at that time. 

Where does the Chelsea striker rank?

Check out our galllery above for more. 

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/558084/legends-40-Premier-League-goals-Chelsea-Diego-Costa-Manchester-United-sportgalleries